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i just wanted to know can inborn error of metabolism show up later in the teen years?

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Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Yes: Yes they can . IEM s ( inborn errors of metabolism ) can present in teenagers . They may manifest as acute or chronic neuropsychiatric disorders like psychosis, confusion ,hallucinations ,late onset personality changes ,mild mental retardation and also as peripheral neuropathy or seizures .

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When should adolescents and adults get vaccinated against tetanus? Should they get vaccinated with td or tdap?

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Tdap: Adolescents and adults needing a tetanus booster should get the tdap. Some age limits apply. If the person already got a tdap less than 10 years ago, was an adult at that time, and is now getting another tetanus vaccine, he can get the td, without pertussis protection. Future recommendations regarding td and tdap may change.
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Should I tell my teen's school if they are having an addiction?

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How must I teach my teen self-control?

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Example: The best tool we have for teaching is modeling the behavior. If you have modeled it then your teen will see that. If you have modeled poor self control then he/she will model that as well. Understanding the teens point of view and offering other ways to react to situations. You may find that a counselor who does cognitive behavior therapy or dilaectical behavior therapy will also be very valuable.
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And is one born with scoliosis or does it develop?

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Teen health topic about girls: should you wear 2 tampons so you don't make a mess at school?

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